Pew Research CenterAugust 21, 2017

Highly ideological members of Congress have more Facebook followers than moderates do

In both legislative chambers, members’ ideology is a strong predictor of the number of people who follow them on Facebook.

GlobalAugust 18, 2017

6 trends in international public opinion from our Global Indicators Database

Read six noteworthy trends in global public opinion, drawn from our newly updated Global Indicators Database.

Pew Research CenterAugust 17, 2017

5 facts about the national debt

As of July 31, the federal government’s total debt stands at $19.845 trillion. Read a primer on the U.S. national debt, the debt limit and interest payments on the nation’s credit line.

ReligionAugust 17, 2017

God or the divine is referenced in every state constitution

God or the divine is mentioned at least once in each of the 50 state constitutions and nearly 200 times overall.

HispanicAugust 16, 2017

Salaries have risen for high-skilled foreign workers in U.S. on H-1B visas

U.S. employers planned to pay high-skilled foreign workers with H-1B visas a median salary of $80,000 a year in fiscal year 2016.

MethodsAugust 16, 2017

How Pew Research Center surveyed 1,000 U.S. Muslims

In a short video, Pew Research Center researchers explain how they produced the Center’s wide-ranging new survey of 1,001 American Muslims.

ReligionAugust 14, 2017

Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam

About eight-in-ten U.S. Muslims (82%) say they are either very (66%) or somewhat concerned (16%) about extremism committed in the name of Islam around the world.

Pew Research CenterAugust 10, 2017

John Kelly’s military background is unusual for a White House chief of staff

John Kelly is the first chief of staff in more than four decades to come from the upper ranks of the military, and unlike most of his predecessors he has no prior work experience in the White House or campaign politics.

GlobalAugust 9, 2017

Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world

Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.

Pew Research CenterAugust 9, 2017

Few see EU as world’s top economic power despite its relative might

The European Union ranks as the world’s second-largest economy by gross domestic product, but few people globally see it as an economic leader ahead of China or the United States.